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Laughter
by
Fred Dennehy
What makes something funny? If you have ever been put in the wretched position of having to explain why you were laughing, you know that humor is irreducible. Trying to analyze it violates it. Because it lies at the very source of language, what provokes laughter resists explanation through language.
Rudolf Steiner, perhaps recognizing the pitfalls of definition, took a phenomenological approach to the subject in a lecture delivered in Berlin in 1910, entitled “Laughing and Weeping.” Steiner saw (as did Socrates in the case of comedy and tragedy) an intimate relationship between laughing and weeping.

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Mistletoe Therapy
B Y B E T H W. O R E N S T E I N
RADIOLOGY TODAY / DECEMBER 23, 2002

The Christmastime tradition of hanging a sprig of mistletoe above the doorway originated in Greek folklore. Now, another use for the plant is becoming popular in the United States — complementary cancer therapy. Almost two years ago, the scientific and clinical review committees of the Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., looked at available research on the use of mistletoe as a supportive treatment for cancer patients.

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Anthroposophy
Anthroposophy: French State Television Censored for Its Anti-Cult Bias Monday May 15th, 2023 – Bitter Winter - Turin, Italy
The Septennial Theory: Does the Body Regenerate Every 7 Years? Saturday January 14th, 2023 – Cultura Colectiva - Latin America
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Bio Agriculture
Sánchez emphasizes Lugo’s “potential” in climate action Sunday January 28th, 2024 – Alaska Commons
Resurgence of Organic Farming Wednesday January 17th, 2024 – Daily Excelsior - India
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Art
Why is ‘craft’ considered a dirty word? Friday February 2nd, 2024 – Great British Life
Colours Are The Key To Our Present According To Indivi Sutton Saturday May 27th, 2023 – InStyle Australia
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Rudolf Steiner
Co-Creating Life Monday August 15th, 2016 – Huffington Post - USA
Joy, Creative Urge Tuesday May 10th, 2016 – Huffington Post - USA
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Eurythmy
SASANA HIGH SCHOOL EURYTHMY THEATRE Comes to PJPAC Thursday September 28th, 2023 – BroadwayWorld
Classical Music and Movement Art of Eurythmy Blend Together In A Eurythmy Recital Tuesday February 26th, 2019 – Broadway World - New York, New York USA
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Architecture
david altrath photographs 'villa mediterraneo' gazing over ibiza through bamboo screens Monday February 20th, 2023 – Designboom
The 9 Most Beautiful Biodynamic Wineries in the World Sunday April 22nd, 2018 – Architectural Digest
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Camphill
Major grant enhances quality of life for senior residents at Camphill Milton Keynes Thursday June 29th, 2023 – MKFM - Milton Keynes, UK
Community for people with disabilities celebrates a rich history in photos Sunday May 28th, 2023 – Stuff.co.nz
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Adult Education
Zeballos indigenous students to visit Nelson Waldorf School Thursday January 5th, 2023 – The Nelson Daily - British Columbia, Canada
Kernza Research Underway Friday August 14th, 2020 – AgInfo Network - Walla Walla Washington USA
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Waldorf
Pasadena Waldorf First Graders’ Visit to the High School Garden Wednesday January 31st, 2024 – Pasadena Now
Spelling champion with Down syndrome defies stereotypes Monday January 15th, 2024 – Yahoo News
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Health
Healing and inspiring children with animals, mud and a touch of magic Saturday August 23rd, 2014 – The Ecologist - UK
Warning Signs: How Pesticides Harm the Young Brain Tuesday March 11th, 2014 – The Nation - USA
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Investing
Realizing the promise and avoiding the perils of AI in impact finance Wednesday January 24th, 2024 – ImpactAlpha
RSF Social Finance invests $5 million in Sunwealth for community-based solar projects Thursday March 16th, 2023 – Solar Builder - Brecksville, Ohio USA
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Medicine
Mistletoe Therapy for Cancer Treatment Thursday October 20th, 2022 – RiordanClinic.org -, Kansas USA
Mistletoe and the Emerging Future of Integrative Oncology Sunday May 29th, 2022 – Verve times
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Miscellaneous
Everyone says trees are good for us. This scientist wants to prove it. Monday January 29th, 2024 – Washington Post - Washington DC USA
Huge ancient lost city found in the Amazon Thursday January 11th, 2024 – BBC online - UK
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